Ryan Dennehy, a senior at EAHS, who plays the main character, detective Frank Cioffi, in the musical, describes the performance preparation process and challenges that come along with it. “With any musical, everybody inside of it needs to kind of step out of who they normally are and not into a character but into this whole group setting. Blaisdell is kind of a unique director in the way she allows us to have a lot of student input, which can be good and bad, because we get a say in what happens, but it also makes this whole teamwork environment more difficult." Dennehy went on to say that the show’s big ensemble and multiple dance numbers can make it challenging to keep students focused. “I think that making everyone work together to make it be a cohesive linear production is more difficult with this show.”
Adam Evans, an EAHS sophomore, thinks “the audience will think [the show is] very funny; it’s a comedy for sure. It’s a really fun musical and I can’t wait to put it all together for an audience.”
The cast members agree that Curtains is a exciting show sure to make the audience laugh and leave with a smile on their face.